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Doctor insights on: What Should I Eat In Order To Promote My Broken Humerous To Heal

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I am facing a bone graft to heal my broken humerous. Are there alternatives to the graft?

I am facing a bone graft to heal my broken humerous. Are there alternatives to the graft?

Nonunion: Nonunions can be very problematic. If you have tried vitamin d and calcium supplements as well as a bone stimulator and your fracture shows little signs of healing, then bone graft may be your option. Studies have suggested that prp or bone marrow aspirate may also be of benefit. ...Read more

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How is a spiral fracture to the humerous treated?

How is a spiral fracture to the humerous treated?

Humeral cuff: We apply humeral cuff & and sling if the patient have no complication due to the fracture. ...Read more

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I have a four-part proximinal humerous fracture, do I need surgery?

I have a four-part proximinal humerous fracture, do I need surgery?

Typically yes: Four part proximal humerus fractures are usually treated with surgery. Your orthopedic surgeon can advise you on the best treatment option after an evaluation and review of your imaging studies. ...Read more

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What is a displaced humerous fracture in top of arm please , my nan is 88 thankyou ?

Displaced fracture: A displaced fracture means that the fractured bones of the humerus are not aligned. Surgery may be needed for proper alignment ...Read more

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What should be done with a hairline fracture on proximal humerous?

What should be done with a  hairline fracture on proximal humerous?

Rest in a sling: This fracture will heal with rest in a sling over about 6-12 weeks. ...Read more

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I broke my humerous in 2002 and got a plate implant in 2003 but the bone hasn't healed and the plate is trying to come out with pus, what can I do?

I broke my humerous in 2002 and got a plate implant in 2003 but the bone hasn't healed and the plate is trying to come out with pus, what can I do?

Difficult problem: You have a difficult problem that may take several operations and several months to cure. You should see an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in reconstructive trauma. ...Read more

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Surgery 4 osteochondroma 6yrs ago on my right humerous, have extreme pain daily. Asked a doctor and they want me to take pain managment? Whats that?

Surgery 4 osteochondroma 6yrs ago on my right humerous, have extreme pain daily. Asked a doctor and they want me to take pain managment? Whats that?

?your surgeon: I'd speak to your surgeon first. You may need further evaluation. Once everyone is happy there's not a new or recurrent problem, then pain management would be appropriate. In the meantime, it's ok to use analgesics, otc or as prescribed, until you can see your surgeon. Good luck. ...Read more